E&I Carahsoft Cloud Solutions & Services Distributor Contract


E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) is the largest and most experienced member-owned, non-profit purchasing cooperative serving the needs of education.

E&I assists their members in creating supply-chain efficiencies, lowering costs and reducing risks by collaborating with their members, suppliers and strategic partners. E&I delivers exceptional value to higher education, K-12, and related communities by making it easy for them to access high-quality contracts, strategic sourcing expertise, insights, and unrivaled customer service.

The competitively solicited E&I Carahsoft contract provides E&I members with a direct distribution partner for cloud and managed service solutions, and related IT products and services.

The agreement includes access to leading technology providers through Carahsoft at guaranteed discounts off MSRP, including Acquia, Amazon Web Services, DocuSign, Qualtrics, Red Hat, SolarWinds, Tableau, and more. E&I members now have the ability to quickly and seamlessly integrate cutting-edge technologies, and select and implement the best possible solutions that deliver the greatest value.

Supplier Diversity Policy

It is the policy of E&I Cooperative Services that diverse businesses shall have an equal opportunity to compete for E&I contracts/or subcontracts. The purchase of goods and services shall be fully made from such businesses, consistent with this policy and the efficient performance of E&I’s operations. In addition, E&I will assist in developing and strengthening diverse companies.

This policy supports E&I members’ expectations to create a platform of contracts that provide solutions to increase diverse supplier participation and provide economic growth in the markets we serve.


Educational institutions have a responsibility to reduce their environmental impact on the planet. But schools are also in a unique position to educate students on the importance of acting in a sustainable manner.

We are driven by helping our members make sustainable initiatives easy and achievable through contracts, tools, and solutions specific to educational procurement. That’s why sustainability is one of the key factors we consider when awarding a contract to a supplier.

Contract & Order Information

Contract Title: E&I Cooperative Services
Contractor:Carahsoft Technology Corp.
Contract Period: April 1, 2021 - March 31, 2026
Federal Taxpayer ID:52-2189693
Cage Code:1P3C5
DUNS Number:088365767
Shipping Point:FOB Destination
Terms:Net 30 (On Approved Credit)
Guidelines & Notes:Agency purchase orders must be emailed to E&Isales@carahsoft.com. Please remember to put the Contract Number (EI00063-2021MA) on your Purchase Order.


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Carahsoft Awarded Competitively Solicited Contract with E&I Cooperative Services for Cloud Solutions and Services

May 11, 2021
Carahsoft today announced that it has been chosen by E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) to serve as a cloud solutions and services distributor for E&I’s more than 5,000 member institutions across the U.S. The master agreement between Carahsoft and E&I supports higher education institutions, K-12 schools and academic healthcare organizations.